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Paralympic Games

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Paralympic Sports A-Z: Athletics

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Medal events and Sports | Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

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Sports of the Paralympic Winter Games: Cross-Country Skiing

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Sports programme - Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

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What are the Paralympic Games?

The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power, impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency, leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment. There are Winter and Summer Paralympic Games, which since the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul, South Korea, are held almost immediately following the respective Olympic Games. All Paralympic Games are governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).